Six Nations Livestream: Here’s how to watch from anywhere

No matter where you are, here’s your guide to watching the men’s Six Nations Championship

We have our full list of Six Nations games for the 2023 championship, we know who the Six Nations experts are and the teams are getting in shape. Now all that’s missing is the big kick-off!

But you may be wondering: how do you view it when you’re outside of the six countries involved? Don’t worry, we’ve got your guide to finding a reliable live stream of Six Nations games wherever you are – and the good news is that the championship is being broadcast on free-to-air TV in several countries.


Here’s how to watch the Six Nations from outside your country

If you’re from one of the six countries but live abroad and still want to see your local coverage, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.

Our colleagues over there TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPNs and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features, and allows you to watch on multiple devices at the same time, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs, and Macs.

Plus, ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can try it for free for a month or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.


Six Nations live stream: How to watch from the UK

All Six Nations matches can be seen on free-to-air television in the UK, with the BBC and ITV again sharing broadcasting rights.

ITV shows England, France, Ireland and Italy home games, while the BBC broadcasts Scotland and Wales home games.

Most games can also be streamed on BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.

Welsh broadcaster S4C also broadcasts the Welsh Six Nations matches live.

If you’re from the UK but are abroad when Six Nations matches are taking place, you’ll be able to catch your normal live stream but will need a VPN – see info above.


Six Nations live stream: How to watch from Ireland

In Ireland, the Six Nations will also be available on free-to-air television, with RTÉ and Virgin Media One broadcasting the matches.


Six Nations Livestream: How to watch from Europe

France 2, another free-to-air channel, has Six Nations broadcasting rights in France.

In Italy, Sky Italia has the rights to show the Six Nations this year, while TV8 will show Italy’s matches on free-to-air TV.


Six Nations live stream: How to watch from Australia

For Australian fans, Stan Sports has the exclusive rights to show Six Nations matches and the streaming platform will stream all 15 matches live and on demand.

It costs $10 a month to add Stan Sport to your general Stan plan — and there’s also a seven-day free trial available so you can try it out first.


Six Nations live stream: How to watch from New Zealand

If you want to tune in to the Six Nations from the land of the long white cloud, Sky Sport NZ has the rights.


Six Nations live stream: How to watch from South Africa

If you want to see the Six Nations from South Africa, SuperSport is the place to be.

Various SuperSport packages are available whether you want to watch or stream via DStv.


Six Nations Livestream: How to watch from the US

If you live in the United States, NBC is the official broadcaster of Six Nations games, with games streaming on Peacock Premium, available for $4.99 per month.

Matches will also be replayed later on CNBC, while all Round 3 matches, as well as Wales v Italy in Round 5, will also be broadcast live on CNBC.

Sling is a Smart TV Service that allows people in the United States to watch cable channels on their TV, laptop, or tablet without actually having to purchase an annual cable subscription TV Package.

CNBC is available on loop with the loop Blue pack with News Extra add-on. It costs $41 per month, but the first seven days are free and you can cancel at any time. Check it out for Round 3 over the weekend of February 26-27 and you can watch Scotland vs France, England vs Wales and Ireland vs Italy for free!


Six Nations live stream: How to watch from Canada

Six Nations games will be shown on the streaming platform DAZN in Canada.


Six Nations Livestream: How to watch from Asia

Premier Sports has the rights to broadcast Six Nations matches in Asia and will show matches in 22 territories – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

A weekly Premier Sports Asia pass costs $25.99, or you can take out a six-month ongoing contract for $89.99, while an annual contract costs $129.99.


We recommend VPN services related to legal recreational uses. For example:

  1. Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service)
  2. Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy abroad

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